A Young Man’s Death, a Wealthy Donor, And The Cost Of Silence
A Young Man’s Death, a Wealthy Donor, and the Cost of Silence
The silence from L.A.’s Democratic community on the recent death of a 26-year-old black gay male escort in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck has been astounding.
Gemmel Moore’s July 27 death was immediately classified as an accidental methamphetamine overdose by the coroner, but now the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is taking a closer look after his personal journal was published. Numerous young black gay men have stepped forward making allegations against Buck, recounting similar stories about a man who they say has a Tuskegee Experiment-like fetish, which includes shooting …